CMA Fest 2023
JUNE 8-11, 2023
Now in its 50th year, CMA Fest is the longest-running Country Music festival in the world.
The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, which drew 5,000 fans to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. CMA Fest has become the city’s signature Country Music event that hosts tens of thousands of fans from all 50 states in the USA, Puerto Rico and 39 international countries. In 2022, CMA Fest featured more than 250 acts on 9 official stages.
Sounds Australia in partnership with APRA AMCOS Nashville will be presenting A Taste of Australia showcase at CMA Fest 2023. This will be Sounds Australia’s debut showcase and networking event as part of CMA Fest and we are excited to be able to present the best in Australian Country on an international stage.
A Taste Of Australia will feature 2 songwriters in-the-round sessions which will be hosted by Phil Barton that will precede our showcases of the 6 Australian artists selected as part of CMA Fest 2023 including Casey Barnes, Chloe Styler, James Johnston, Loren Ryan, Max Jackson and Melanie Dyer.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 7
A TASTE OF AUSTRALIA
INDO, 632 FOGG ST, NASHVILLE
Please note: attendance to this showcase is by invitation only
Writers Round 1 – 5.30pm – 6.10pm
Jacob Ridgeway / Phil Barton / Kylie Sackley / Kirsty Lee Akers / Zac & George
Writers Round 2 – 6.20 – 7.00pm
Blake O’Connor / Morgan Evans / Phil Barton / Sinead Burgess / Seaforth
7.20pm: Casey Barnes
8.05pm: Melanie Dyer
8.40pm: James Johnston
9.15pm: Loren Ryan
9.50pm: Chloe Styler
10.25pm: Max Jackson